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phpBB <= 2.0.17 Multiple Vulnerabilities Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for multiple vulnerabilities in phpBB <= 2.0.17

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by
multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of phpBB that, if using PHP 5
with 'register_globals' enabled, fails to properly deregister global
variables as well as to initialize several variables in various
scripts. A possible hacker may be able to exploit these issues to execute
arbitrary code or to conduct SQL injection and cross-site scripting

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to phpBB version 2.0.18 or later.

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0

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